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Police free hostages, arrest 2 near Chicago

Posted: August 21, 2014 at 4:40 a.m.

Harvey, Ill., Mayor Eric J. Kellogg (left) and city spokesman Sean Howard (second from left) stand by as Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart addresses the news media after about two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago suburb Wednesday to free four remaining hostages and capture two suspects, ending a standoff that lasted more than 20 hours.

About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four hostages and capture two suspects, ending a 20-hour standoff that police said began as a robbery attempt.

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